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  • April 16, 2015
    The family of the late singer Selena have announced their plans to bring the musician back to life through the use of a new hologram-like technology. They also plan to release new music and have the virtual Selena go on tour in 2018. I will go to see her, and I will buy so mu... / Continue →
  • March 4, 2015
    Following Leonard Nimoy's death last week, the Bank of Canada is urging citizens to stop drawing on their $5 bills to make seventh Canadian prime minister Sir Wilfrid Laurier look more like Spock, despite it being an obvious improvement. YOU CAN'T TELL ME WHAT TO DO. Contrary... / Continue →
  • February 27, 2015
    Leonard Nimoy, best known for his portrayal of Spock in the Star Trek series, died this morning at his home in Los Angeles at the age of 83. Not only a Vulcan, Nimoy was also an accomplished director, thespian, photographer and poet. Obviously, he lived long and prospered. *... / Continue →
  • December 8, 2014
    Seen here with caretaker Marty Stevens during better times, Frank and Louie, the world's oldest known Janus cat (named after the two-faced Roman god Janus, the god of beginnings and transitions, who had one face looking to the future and one to the past), passed away late last ... / Continue →
  • December 2, 2014
    This is Aaron Joseph Purmort's obituary in the Minneapolis Star Tribune. He wrote it himself before dying of a brain tumor at age 35. Damn, 35? That's entirely too young. Rest in peace, Aaron, and thanks for keeping the city safe for so long. Thanks to Sam S and E V I L A ... / Continue →
  • November 17, 2014
    Inventor, writer and publisher of the Choose Your Own Adventure series, R.A. Montgomery died on November 9th at the age of 78. Montgomery was best known for making reading fun for millions of young readers, myself included. I remember choosing so many adventures growing up. ... / Continue →
  • September 16, 2014
    23-year old medical student Zheng Gang died of a heart attack while trying to produce a sperm sample at China's Wuhan University. Apparently it was Zheng's fourth donation in just over a week. That...wow, that's very generous donating. Some real philanthropy. Donating blood... / Continue →
  • September 8, 2014
    These are several shots and a video of World of Warcraft's in-game tributes to the late Robin Williams. There's a genie that comes out of a lamp when you rub it and says, "INFINITE COSMIC POWER! Itty bitty living space," as well as Mork's crashed egg spaceship and some toys s... / Continue →
  • August 25, 2014
    Richard Attenborough, the actor who played John Hammond in Jurassic Park, has passed away. He was 90. Lord Attenborough didn't just play the inventor of Jurassic Park though, he also acted in such classics as The Great Escape, Brighton Rock and The Miracle on 34th Street. Pl... / Continue →
  • August 14, 2014
    After a petition was organized at Change.org, Blizzard has decided to make Robin Williams a non-playable character in an upcoming release of World of Warcraft, prompting at least one blogger to consider reactivating his account to pop in and say hi. According to the petition p... / Continue →
  • August 12, 2014
    I don't really have a lot to say that hasn't already been said. Just really heartbreaking. I've been watching this Hook clip on repeat and getting a solid cry out. I also include the Ocarina of Time commercial featuring Robin and his daughter Zelda after the jump. Plus the... / Continue →
  • August 5, 2014
    21-year old Oscar Otero Aguilar died after drinking and accidentally shooting himself in the head while taking a selfie with a loaded gun. No word if he got confused and accidentally pulled the trigger instead of snapping the picture. A follower of the "selfie" craze - in whi... / Continue →
  • June 18, 2014
    Say hello to Miriam Burbank. Now wave goodbye, because she's deceased. And her daughters decided to send her off the way she would have wanted: attending her own kickass party. Mission accomplished. I only wish I could have been there. With a case of Busch beer by her side... / Continue →
  • April 16, 2014
    You know what's behind the helmet? Tears. In heartbreaking news, these are photos of 4-year old Jack Robinson's Star Wars themed funeral. Because life isn't fair in the least, Jack, of Hampshire, England, was diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor and developed a bucket li... / Continue →
  • February 26, 2014
    This is the tribute comic to Harold Ramis drawn by Ash Vickers of Megacynics. Hold it down, GW, hold it down. *does not hold it down at all* When I drew this, the scene popped into my head of Egon actually wanting to know what it was like to go into the trap. I never meant t... / Continue →
  • December 4, 2013
    Four years after his much plumper brother Mario (Lou Albano) took the warp pipe, Luigi (Danny Wells) from the late 80's/early 90's Super Mario Bros Super Show has passed away. He was 72. He is survived by the lovechild he and Princess Peach had that Mario thought was his. Re... / Continue →
  • December 3, 2013
    This is the rescue video of Harrison Okene, a Nigerian cook working on the Jascon 4 tug boat when it sank during a tanker-towing operation. Harrison survived three days sitting alone in the pitch black at a depth of 30-meters in cold water and a small air pocket created when t... / Continue →
  • November 5, 2013
    Marcia Wallace, the voice of Mrs. Krabappel since 1990, passed away late last month at the age of 70. This is The Simpson's tribute to her from Sunday's show. Producers have announced they plan to retire the character after all the episodes Marcia previously recorded voice wo... / Continue →
  • October 3, 2013
    This is the tombstone statue spotted by Redditor Paramorgue in Lund, Sweden. It features the likeness of a boy who passed away at the far too young age of five, playing Pokemon on a Gameboy Advance SP, which is propped in his lap by a Graveler pokemon. Rest in peace, little b... / Continue →
  • September 19, 2013
    Hiroshi Yamauchi, the visionary Nintendo president that turned the company from a playing card company to a video game giant and staple of almost every kid's childhood, has passed away. He was 85. Yamauchi took over the company from his ailing grandfather as a university stud... / Continue →